Dusten grew up in the Chicago area and is ecstatic he finally got to see the Cubs win a World Series! After graduating college with a degree in Illustration, Dusten discovered a love for teaching and working with children. He has been involved with primary education since 2000, working as an assistant teacher for a Montessori program, then becoming lead teacher in a private Pre-K education program. He relocated to Atlanta and has spent the past four years as an assistant Pre-K educator. In his free time, Dusten is a freelance artist.